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Leaguers Rally at City Hall about Moore v Harper

Staff | Published on 12/7/2022

Wednesday, the League of Women Voters of the US rallied in front of the Supreme Court with other Leagues across the country to support our democracy which uplifts checks and balances. #PeopleOverPolitics
Learn more about #MoorevHarper case ➡️

LWVFL President Cecile Scoon and local League leaders as well as community partners (Equal Ground, Common Cause, and Faith in Public Lifestood in solidarity at City Hall with our own press release about the NC state legislature attempting to usurp federal power.  See her speak about it here, on our YouTube Channel.

"In February 2022, the North Carolina supreme court issued a historic ruling that partisan gerrymandering violates the North Carolina constitution and ordered new maps to be drawn. 

North Carolina lawmakers have appealed the ruling to the US Supreme Court, putting forward a dangerous theory known as the “independent state legislature theory,” or ISLT, which argues that state legislatures have unconditional power to legislate on election issues and cannot be reviewed by any established checks and balances, like a governor’s veto or a state court’s ruling."
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